Business expansion
Isole; Sicilia; Palermo
Location of affected unit(s)
Termini Imerese
Manufacture For Transport Equipment
Manufacture Of Motor Vehicles, Trailers And Semi-Trailers
29.1 - Manufacture of motor vehicles

250 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
9 April 2008
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date
31 January 2010


Fiat, one of the main European car manufacturers, is to create 250 new jobs at its site located at Termini Imerese, in the province of Palermo. The company has announced a new business plan for the Termini Imerese plant that envisages new investments, an increase in production and the creation of 250 new jobs by the beginning of 2010. The hiring is included in the 2007-2010 business expansion plan, aiming to strengthening the industrial structure of the plant. The new employees will be hired with apprenticeship contracts. The Fiat Group is the largest industrial enterprise in Italy and one of the main worldwide car-makers. It develops and produces engines, components and means of transport for all forms of mobility for people and goods: from cars to trucks, to agricultural tractors, marine engines, aeronautical engines and space launchers. Since 2003, Fiat redefined its core business area by focusing its manufacturing and service activities on the automotive sector. Fiat Group Automobiles has around 50,000 employees in the world, and around 30,000 are employed in Italy. Fiat produces several car models at the Termini Imerese plant and employs around 2,000.


  • 10 April 2008: Il Sole 24 Ore


Eurofound (2008), Fiat, Business expansion in Italy, factsheet number 66536, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/66536.